This is the very first episode of our podcast and we are excited to share it with you guys!
Gods of Eden is a metal band from Australia that Timo somehow met at Rock am Ring back in 2014. They were featured in an amazing line up, consisting of Megadeth, Whitechapel, Dragon Force and Crossfaith for the Pulp Summer Slam 2017 music festival in the Philippines The largest music festival in South East Asia.
They played RUDE Open Air Festival in Germany with bands like Grave, Asphyx , Xandria, Dew Scented and Milking the Goat Machine.
Gods of Eden released their first film clip for the debut album ‘From the End of Heaven’. The film clip was nominated and came runner up for the ‘Best visual effects’ category of the Berlin Music Video Awards.
They also recently joined forces with the guitar compay Jackson Guitars.
We got together with our buddies of the Australian metal band Gods of Eden and had a roughly one hour long convo about some of the topics below:
Watch this episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DP-aPHRWvDk
Connect with Gods of Eden:
Homepage – https://www.godsofedenband.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/godsofeden
Topics we talked about in this episode:
- How a band from a different continent handles things in comparison
- Bandmembers – how switching of bandmembers effect bands
- Best countries for metal
- Are bands and artists using social media well enough/at all?
- Where do you go from Australia?
- How to you get gigs as a band
- Comparing metal scenes Europe/Australia
- Gods of Eden
- Berlin music video awards
- Summer slam festival Philipines
- Veil of Maya
- Born of Osiris
- Animals as Leaders
- Touring in Australia
- The metal scene in Australia
- Sending Artax
- Songwriting difficulties
- 70000 Tons of Metal
- Can moving as a band make a difference?
- Having a masterplan as a band
- How to earn money as a band doing business on the side
- Metal blade records/label
- Vlogging and documenting as an artist/band
- Gods of Eden – the overseer
- Gary Vaynerchuk – document don’t create
- Using techniques from a fitness background to improve as a musician
- Overthinking and procrastination
- Missed opportunities
- Building a rehearsal space
- Telling the story of your band
- Coheed and Cambria